1235 - Benedetto Gaetani or Pope Boniface VIII, born in Rome, Italy. He was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
1252 - When his uncle Peter Caetani became bishop of Todi, in Umbria, he went with him and began his legal studies there.
1260 - He acquired a canonry in Todi, as well as the small nearby castle of Sismano.
1264 - He became part of the Roman curia where he served as secretary to Cardinal Simon of Brie on a mission to France.
1265 - 1268 - He accompanied Cardinal Ottobono Fieschi to England in order to suppress a rebellion by a group of barons against Henry III, a churchman in England.
1276 - He was sent to France to supervise the collection of a title and then became a papal notary.
1281 - Accumulated seventeen benefices which he was permitted to keep when he was promoted, first to cardinal deacon and then 10 years later as cardinal priest.
1294 - He was elected in after Pope Celestine V abdicated.
1294 - 1303 - He was Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.
1300 - Formalized the jubilees, which afterwards became a source of both profit and scandal to the church.
1303 - Founded the University of Rome La Sapienza.
- Died on the 11th of October in Rome, Italy.
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